The Travis Central Appraisal District (T-CAD) is failing to charge commercial property owners for property tax on the full value of their property, according to two studies. At a time when tax rates are rising and services are being cut for the rest of us, we sat down with Brian Rodgers of ChangeAustin.org to find out how many hundreds of millions of dollars Travis County residents are missing from big business.
Former Congresswoman Cynthia Mckinney recently visited the Woman's Museum in Dallas. She talked about her experience and then weighed in on the recent controversy to change Texas history books for school kids. She also talked about cointelpro.
We sat down w/ Houston Mayor Bill White who is seeking to be the state of Texas' next Senator. He explained why he is the man for the job and why the state of Texas is ready for him. He talked about the role Houston played in Katrina relief efforts and why Texas is on a roll leading the way in the Green economy.
We continue our conversation w/ Houston Mayor Bill White. Here he explains what approach he would take on the issues of healthcare and the economy if he was sitting in the US Senate.
Bill White, the Mayor of Houston who is running for US Senate, talks to us about his plans and strategy for dealing with immigration and immigration reform.
We sat down and concluded our conversation with Houston mayor Bill White who is running for US Senate... Here he talks about education, job training &offers advice for first time voters.
So right now the state is a buzz as US Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison officially announced that she will be tossing her hat into the ring to go head to head with fellow Republican, Governor Rick Perry, who is the longest serving governor in the state’s history. Her announcement, which came on Monday August 17th and had a barrage of harsh criticisms for Perry, kicks off a five day state wide speaking tour. This looks to be a be very bitter and brutal race which will undoubtedly draw national attention.
Under the Hood is a rifle shot from the east gates of Fort Hood in a grim commercial zone of tattoo parlors, pawnshops, car lots, payday lenders, bars, strip clubs, and a place advertising “gold grillz” for teeth—establishments eager to drain young soldiers of their earnings. In this garrison town, the café has become a gathering place for dissident GIs, peace activists, veterans and active-duty soldiers who need help… to continue reading click the link below
Can Texas Democrats live under the thumb of a Republican-controlled Texas legislature until 2023?
Can Texas Latinos live fourteen more years being belittled and berated by Republicans – voted down from leadership positions like Sotomayor, told to change our names to fit in like Rep. Brown suggested this year, screamed at to “just go home” like Rep. Berman does every year, unable to count on getting a driver's license, more likely to be pulled over by police, family members imprisoned as quickly as ICE can build new prisons for parents and their small children?